Boulder, CO (population: 95,721) has two business writing schools within its city limits. University of Colorado at Boulder, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing program, has a total student population of 33,010. It is the 857th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about business writing programs in Boulder, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at University of Colorado at Boulder such as Heather Adams, Tony Adams, Kelly Anzulavich, Jay Ballantine, Emily Bonner, and Daniel Brigham.
Business Writing students from Boulder schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boulder area alone, there are 720 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $68,380. Writers and authors in this area earn $69,340/yr and there are 80 employed.
Boulder lies in Boulder county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Boulder area has 156,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $53,640 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Boulder are held by writers and authors, and 5/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools in Boulder, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Naropa University comes out as the most expensive ($21,204/yr) for business writing students, with University of Colorado at Boulder as the lowest, reported at only $17,929/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boulder|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||23.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||32.7 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||36.4 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||37.9 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||39.0 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||49.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||85.1 miles|